Sri Lanka Weekly Social Media News Update14/08/2017

Sri Lanka Weekly Social Media News Update14/08/2017

Here’s our analytical overview of what went viral on social media in Sri Lanka and across the world This week our team wrote about: What Went Viral in Sri Lanka? Ravi Karunanayake’s Daughter Onella speaks about treasury bond Onella Karunanayake, recently resigned Ravi Karunanayake’s daughter posted a letter on her Facebook account requesting the public to think before sharing negative posts, memes or comments regarding her father and family. She went to express that there are paid parties who are destroying her father’s image and to think if all of…

Sri Lanka Weekly Social Media News Update 08/08/2017

Sri Lanka Weekly Social Media News Update 08/08/2017

Here’s our latest review on social media’s hottest topics during the last week in Sri Lanka and across the world. This week our team wrote about; What Went Viral in Sri Lanka? Anti SAITM rally from Kandy to Colombo. The SAITM protests are still continuing all across the country and as part of the latest protests, a rally was held from Kandy to Colombo. According to reports the protests were carried out successfully. The post went viral on Facebook last week with over 8.6k views. “I don’t know, I can’t…

Fighting Depression Online

Fighting Depression Online

I’ve written about cyber-bullying before and about how Social Media can play a role in both the negative aspect of mental health and the positive as well. Recent events, such as various suicides that went viral on social media compelled me to write a bit more on the cause. So, what is depression? The only thing that everybody needs to know and understand is that depression is very real just like cancer or heart disease, and that it can kill if left unattended to. What are we doing wrong? We…

Sri Lanka Weekly Social Media News Update 24/07/2017

Sri Lanka Weekly Social Media News Update 24/07/2017

Here’s our latest update for the hottest social media topics in Sri Lanka an across the world in the past week. This week our team wrote about: Our Blogs Social Media Marketing; what content ideas work the best to market your brand What Went Viral in Sri Lanka? Humorous video on suicide This viral video that was done by the Facebook page called Rosai Samiyai went viral for the fact that it is extremely funny even though it speaks of a dark subject; suicide. Sirasa TV’s cricket discussion warms up…

Instagram in Sri Lanka

Instagram in Sri Lanka

A survey summary on the most and least followed Instagram accounts in Sri Lanka based on several categories Instagram is no stranger to the social media using community in Sri Lanka. However, when compared to Facebook or Twitter, the usage is not as high. The social media platform is yet to penetrate society in Sri Lanka. Here are some of the most prominent statistics that stood out for us during our survey to gain an idea on the Instagram usage in Sri Lanka by prominent figures and brands. Political figures…